Kurt Busch breaks through for win at Kansas

Kurt Busch celebrates with his team in Victory Lane Sunday Photo credit USA Today Images

Kurt Busch broke through for his first Cup Series win since July of last year. For Busch it's not only his first win of the 2022 season, but also his 1st in a Toyota and the 1st win in the Jordan logo car. The Michael Jordan owned race team now has two all time wins, Bubba Wallace got the team's inaugural win last year at Talladega.

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Kurt Busch was able to pass Kyle Larson to take the lead with about 8 laps left Sunday at Kansas. Larson got into the wall when Busch passed but was able to maintain the 2nd spot. It was the 3rd wall bump of the race for Larson during the race. The eventual winner held off hard late charges from both Larson and his brother Kyle down the stretch.

Various teams had tire issues throughout the weekend. Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. both had problems with left rear tires on Sunday. Behind Kurt Busch, the top 5 in order were Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Chris Bell. Rounding out the top 10 were Martin Truex Jr., Ross Chastain, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Alex Bowman and Bubba Wallace.

Next up is the NASCAR All Star Races in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.